Hiram Cutting begins recording weather data from his own Vermont meteorological observatory as a special observer of the Smithsonian Institution. He also maintains the only dedicated astronomical observatory in the state.
Hiram Cutting, Autobiography of Hiram A. Cutting of Lunenburgh, Vt., circa 1881.
Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History via Alexandra Izzard ’20
Hiram Cutting, Meteorological Tables and Climatology of Vermont, 1877
Hiram Cutting, Catalogue of the Birds of Vermont, pages 211-229, 1884
Hiram Cutting, The Forests of Vermont, pages 203-242, 1886
Hiram Cutting, Trees of Vermont, pages 243-271, 1886
“Hiram Adolphus Cutting,” Vermont Historical Gazetteer
“Hiram Adolphus Cutting, 1870-1886,” Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation